Chasing the drug kingpin - Thailand's narcotics police found 36 kilograms (79 pounds) of crystallised methamphetamine known as "ice" hidden in the metal frames of treadmills about to be shipped to Japan, while another 122 kilograms (25 pounds) were stored in cardboard boxes (AFP Photo/Handout)
16 November 2019
Chinese drug police are working with Mekong countries to strike at the heart of a mega-...
An aerial view of Gongren village, literally workers' village, built in 1953 while now is a well-known place for prostitutes and drug addicts in Gejiu, southwest China's Yunnan province. Photo: AFP
11 March 2019
The province of Yunnan, a major front in China's anti-drug campaign as it borders the...
Seized bags of crystal methamphetamine. Photo: EPA
18 February 2019
A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central...
People wait beside the Mekong River (or Lancang River within China) on the Chinese side as a boat crosses from Myanmar in Guanlei, in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture which borders Myanmar and Laos in China's southwest Yunnan province. Photo: AFP
19 December 2018
Chinese and Thai companies signed three documents on Monday at northern Thailand's Chiang...
Methamphetamine pills. Photo: EPA
18 December 2018
Thai authorities seized more than 18 million meth pills in the drug-riddled "Golden...
Thai national police chief general Chaktip Chaijinda (2nd-R) watches police department chemists inspect seized drugs during a press conference in Bangkok on May 11, 2018. Ten million made-in-Myanmar 'yaba' pills and nearly half a tonne of crystal meth hidden in tea packages has been seized from a convoy cars in downtown Bangkok, Thai police said. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFPA
08 December 2018
Thai cops shot dead a smuggler and seized 15 million meth pills at a checkpoint in...
Members of UWSA (United Wa State Army) empties a packet of 'WY' also know as Ya Ba drug before they are set on fire during a drug burning ceremony to mark the UN's world anti-drugs day in Poung Par Khem, near the Thai and Myanmar border on June 26, 2017. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
08 November 2018
A flood of precursor chemicals into Myanmar is fuelling record meth production, officials...